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Flag of South Carolina
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Adopted January 28, 1861
Designed by South Carolina General Assembly [1]
Proportions 2:3

The flag of South Carolina is blue with a white stylized palmetto tree in the center of the flag, and a white crescent in the canton facing the upper hoist.

Symbolism[]

The flag is based on a historic South Carolinian Civil War flag. Also, the palmetto represents the state nickname of South Carolina, "The Palmetto State".

Nickname[]

  • The Palmetto Moon

References[]

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